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Published: 01 September 2009

144 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199238484

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The Soviet Union: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen Lovell

Very Short Introductions

  • Takes a refreshing thematic approach to the history of the Soviet Union - exploring its social, historical, political, and cultural impact
  • Characterises the workings of Soviet society and its political system through from 1917-1991
  • Emphasies the contradictions and paradoxes of this large and complex state
  • Provides an up-to-date consideration of the Soviet Unions's impact and what we have learnt since its end
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide